India has ordered 464 T-90MS 'Tagil' main battle tanks

‘Make In India’ projects come undone

NEW DELHI: Bureaucratic bottlenecks, long-winded procedures, commercial and technical wranglings, coupled with the lack of requisite political push and followthrough, have ensured that no major “Make in India” project in defence has actually kicked off in the last three years. Stock-taking of half-a-dozen mega projects, collectively worth over Rs 3.5 lakh crore, shows they remain…

Saab to pitch A26 for Indian submarine tender

Saab to pitch A26 for Indian submarine tender

Sweden’s Saab has entered the Indian Navy competition for its Project-75(I) submarine acquisition program, submitting a response to the navy’s Request For Information (RFI) based on the Saab Kockums A26 submarine. Jan Widerström, Saab India Country Head and Chairman, confirmed to StratPost, “We are responding to the RFI.” He explained that this decision came after…

INS Kalavri is expected to be commissioned by this year-end.

First Of India’s Deadliest Submarine, INS Kalvari, To Join Navy In December

MUMBAI: As India’s navy prepares to commission one of world’s stealthiest and most deadly fighting submarines later this year, a top Naval commander has called delays in ship and submarine building “an area of concern”. INS Kalvari, an indigenously-built attack submarine, was delivered last week, nearly four years behind schedule. It is the first of…

Kamov Ka-52 Russian Helicopter

India, Russia Deals On Frigates, S-400 Missile System, Kamov Helicopters Move Forward

India and Russia have adopted a strategy framed by them for defence cooperation on Friday to concretize deals on frigates, S-400 air defence missile system and Kamov helicopters. India’s Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, who is in Russia this week, co-chaired the 17th meeting of the India-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) on Friday with…